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Freelance Creative Consultant & Art Director
As a designer, I work cost effectively to bring marketable ideas to production. By working with company marketing teams, and pulling from a diverse skill set, I help to visualize quantitative, and even more so, qualitative information, allowing company leaders to visualize and discuss use-case scenarios and decypher abstract ideas. Specialties: Envisioning, Product Design/Development, Graphics, Art Direction, Illustration, Education, Sandwich Making and figuring things out.
3d modeling/ sketching
KENNETH ROBERTS WWW.MECKENICALROBOT.COM MECKENICALROBOT@GMAIL.COM 313.415.8743 EXPERIENCE (THE TRACK RECORD) 2012-present Bandwidth Marketing, Evanston IL - Art Director - Boutique Style Execution of B2B/B2C Brand Mktg - Pitches, Web, Print, Video 2012-present ImageFX, Burr Ridge, IL - Production Designer - Printer Operator and general Production Assistant - Packaging & Vinyl Cutting 2012 Chamberlain Group, Elmhurst IL - UX Designer - Product UI flow - Human Centric Design 2011-12 BDT Awards & Graphics, Orion MI - Graphic Artist - Visualization/ Vectorization of client concepts - Creation of original art 2011 GFK Strategic Innovations, Ann Arbor, MI - Creative Consultant - Client: Mead West Veco - Art direction/ Concepting 2006-11 Community Arts Partnership, Detroit, MI - 1st-11th grade Art Instructor - Enabled students to proficiently articulate their ideas. - Built cooperative work ethics by creating engaging group lesson plans. 2007-08 Hustle & TECHknow Preparatory High, Detroit, MI - Art Instructor - Created lesson plans which focused on industry applications of art and design. 2005-07 CCS Imaging Center, Detroit, MI - Print Technician - Managed print production, shop maintanance, and staff training - Delivered production work in demanding environment AWARDS (*POPPIN BOTTLES*) 2010 Miami Ad School Gold Award - “Amnesty International” EDUCATION ( ...YOU NEVER STOP LEARNING THO) 2004-2010 College for Creative Studies Detroit, MI - ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN (industrial & graphic design/ animation) Spring 2009 Limkokwing University College Salangor, Malaysia - Major focus ANIMATION 2001-2004 Design and Architecture Senior High Miami, FL - INDUSTRIAL DESIGN / ILLUSTRATION/ PAINTING THE RECIPE (YOU KNOW,.. WHAT MAKES ME, ME) 5 PARTS |ADOBE (Illustrator/Photoshop/Dreamweaver/Aftereffects/Indesign) | 1 PART EACH | HTML, COREL Painter, 3DS Max, RHINO | A DASH OF | Word, Excel & Powerpoint | A SHIT-TON OF | Illustrating, Painting, Sculpting, and Model Making | & FINALLY A SPRINKLING OF | Longboarding, Halo, Little Big Planet | Yoga/ Meditation | Paper Crafting & Rubik's Cube | Sandwich Connoisseur | Japanese Influences & All Around Life Hackery.
2004-2010 College for Creative Studies Detroit, MI - ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN (industrial & graphic design/ animation) Spring 2009 Limkokwing University College Salangor, Malaysia - Major focus ANIMATION 2001-2004 Design and Architecture Senior High Miami, FL - INDUSTRIAL DESIGN / ILLUSTRATION/ PAINTING